How much does an Animal Groomer and Bather make in the United States? The average Animal Groomer and Bather salary in the United States is $35,230 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $28,776 and $43,967. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $28,776 10% $22,899 90% $51,920 75% $43,967 $35,230 50%(Median)
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Animal Groomer and Bather bathes and grooms animals. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Being an Animal Groomer and Bather has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Additionally, Animal Groomer and Bather works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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